1901 Irish census now online

June 9, 2010

Family matters, Websites:

The 1901 Irish census is now available to view on the National Archives of Ireland website. This census is the oldest surviving complete census for Ireland. All counties for 1901… Read More ›

All you need is love: free video screening

All you need is love: free video screening

June 8, 2010

Music, Rare Books & Arts:

We have a regular series of programs to highlight recordings in the audio-visual collection.      Isolde Films, 2008. On Wednesday June 9 @ 12.00 noon we’re having one of our fortnightlyscreenings in Arts held… Read More ›

Welcome to the website you asked for

June 4, 2010

About us, Announcements, News, Updates:

Here it is. The new State Library website with everything you told us you wanted.

Queen’s Birthday Monday 14 June

June 4, 2010

Announcements, Library services, News, Opening hours:

Please note the library will be closed on the Queen’s Birthday holiday, Monday 14 June.

New in the genealogy collection

June 4, 2010

Family matters, New to the collection:

Cemetery records, passenger lists and a guide to caring for family records are just some of the highlights in our first post about what’s new in the State Library’s Genealogy… Read More ›

Your new arts blog

Your new arts blog

June 4, 2010

Comic books, Music, Rare Books & Arts, Visual arts:

Welcome to the Arts blog, brought to you by the staff of the Arts Library. This is where we will be focussing on a range of material relating to the arts, both here in… Read More ›

Tim Burton at the State Library

Tim Burton at the State Library

June 4, 2010

Film, Music, Rare Books & Arts:

With the opening of Tim Burton the Exhibition at ACMI on June 24, you might want to do a bit of preparatory reading about this most extraordinary film director, credited… Read More ›

Victorian State Family History Conference, Mulwala NSW May 2010

Victorian State Family History Conference, Mulwala NSW May 2010

May 31, 2010

Family history events, Family matters:

Two and a half days of family history by the Lake albeit a cold and rainy Mulwala! An excellent range of speakers and very well organised by the Victorian Association… Read More ›

State Library of Victoria announces new board appointments

May 26, 2010

About us, Announcements, News:

The President of the Library Board of Victoria, the Hon. John Cain, has welcomed the appointment of Bruce Akhurst, Sylvia Geddes and Dennis Goldner to the Library Board of Victoria.

Family History Feast 2010

Family History Feast 2010

May 25, 2010

Family history events, Family matters:

         Family History Feast is a day of free information sessions for family history researchers at the State Library.It includes the annual Victorian Association of Family History Organisations… Read More ›

Such was life

Book:Top

Book:Top

September 21, 2021 0 comments

Ah Siug Jong came to Victoria from China to find gold but after a series of incidents he was jailed and eventually committed to an asylum. He left a complex diary which was his attempt to clear his name.

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Dante 700: an Australian story

Dante 700: an Australian story

September 13, 2021 0 comments

To mark the 700th anniversary of the death of italian poet Dante Alighieri, we’re taking a look at the illustrative interpretations of his work by Australian artists.